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YourNabe.com > Archives > Brooklyn > New diabetes drugs detailed at Brooklyn hospital | December 9, 2009

“We’re a borough of carbohydrate eaters,” according to Dr. Jacob Warman, Chief of Endocrinology at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, who said that has a direct relationship to the high incident rate seen in Brooklyn. “We’ve seen that if you cut down on starches, you can prevent it from coming,” he said. “People with a significant family history would benefit from being put on medication to prevent diabetes, even before they are diabetic,” he said.

Warman pointed to Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk as companies with particularly promising drugs in their pipelines.

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